Dick’s Sporting Goods Park
Commerce City, USA
The Rapids are facing their worst ever form at the moment and there are worrying concerns on their fate in the coming months if they don’t find a way out of it. They have not won a single game in the last 6 games, with all ending in a defeat. In this match, they welcome San Jose Earthquakes who are considered favorites in this game.
San Jose Earthquakes are far from good enough, but against The Rapids they actually stand out. With a win in their last game, they will be hoping to add another win against a struggling team to build their confidence.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Colorado Rapids (LLLLL)
Colorado Rapids are on a landslide form and they have been that way since their defeat to Philadelphia Union in May. They lost every game they have played since then and that is 6 games in all competitions. Their last game also ended in a 3-2 defeat to Columbus Crew away from home.
Colorado Rapids will be playing at home once again and they would need extra effort to change their very poor home record. They are ranked as the poorest side at home so far, as they have played 7 homes and had 0 wins, 3 draws and 4 defeats. Their last 5 home games ended in 3 defeats and 2 draws. They have also lost their last 3 home games in a row.
Colorado Rapids showed some sign of promise when they faced Columbus Crew last week, but they still fell to a 3-2 defeat at full time. Sam Nicholson gave the Rapids the opening goal in the 9th minute, but Lucas Zelarayan equalized in the 37th minute. And in the second half, Columbus Crew got a tighter grip on the game, scoring in the 62nd and 72nd minutes through Sean Zawadski and Cucho Hernandez. The Rapids got a goal back in the 95th minute through Cole Bassett, but they had no time to draw level and they lost 3-2 at full time.
Colorado Rapids are currently at the bottom of the western conference with 12 points and a goal ratio of 14:25. They have played 16 games and they had 2 wins, 6 draws and 8 defeats.
Team streak: losses (6), without a clean sheet (8), more than 2.5 goals (6/8), first to concede (4/5), first half loser (4/5), less than 4.5 cards (4/5), less than 10.5 corners (5/5)
San Jose Earthquakes (WDLLW)
It's clear why San Jose Earthquakes are considered favorites despite being far from an excellent team. They have a better stat compared to the host and that confidence might just earn them a positive result here. In their last 5 games they had 2 wins, 2 defeats and 1 draw. They won their latest match against Seattle Sounders 1-0 away from home.
San Jose Earthquakes are once again on the road in this game and so far in the away ranking, they are ranked 20th in the MLS as they played 8 away matches and had 1 win, 2 draws and 5 defeats. Their last 5 away games ended in 1 win, 3 defeats and 1 draw. And their latest away game was the 1-0 win over Seattle Sounders last week.
San Jose Earthquakes put their foot down in the game against Seattle Sounders as they held onto a 1-0 lead until the final whistle. After a goalless first half, San Jose got the opening goal in the 48th minute through Jeremy Ebobisse. And after the goal, they kept the host at bay and kept the scoreline until the final whistle.
San Jose Earthquakes are 6th in the western conference with 26 points and a goal ratio of 21:14. They played 15 matches and they had 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 defeats.
Team streak: both teams scoring (5/6).
Head to Head
Colorado Rapids and San Jose Earthquakes have both faced each other 20 times before now. Colorado Rapids had 7 wins, while San Jose Earthquakes had 6 wins and 7 matches ended in a draw.
- Colorado Rapids are without a clean sheet in 3 matches
- There were less than 2.5 goals in 4/5 meetings.
Analysis and Betting Tips
According to analysis, Colorado Rapids have scored 14 goals and conceded 25 goals in 16 matches this season. They have scored 0.9 goals per game and have a 8% conversion rate. They also create 2.1 big chances per game and take a total of 11.3 shots per game with 4.2 shots on target per game. They take an average of 3.8 corners per game and take up 47.6% possession on average. On the defense, they have 4 clean sheets and they conceded 1.6 goals per game.
According to analysis, San Jose Earthquakes have scored 19 goals and conceded 19 goals in 15 matches this season. They have scored 1.3 goals per game and have a 11% conversion rate. They also create 1.8 big chances per game and take a total of 11.5 shots per game with 3.4 shots on target per game. They take an average of 5.1 corners per game and take up 48.3% possession on average . On the defense, they have 4 clean sheets and they conceded 1.3 goals per game.
- Home More Corners at 1.7 Odds
- First Half Draw at 2.23 Odds
- Under 2.5 Goals at 2.00 Odds